Whitepaper Cloud for Healthcare – now available in English!
Our whitepaper “Cloud for Healthcare” is now available in English. Moving data to the cloud can raise concerns about security, privacy, and compliance for healthcare players. However, it is important to know that the cloud can meet or even exceed these requirements, and that it offers many benefits for business operations. The new whitepaper "Cloud for Healthcare" explains how modern and mature cloud services can overcome legal challenges and enhance efficiency, flexibility, and innovation. The whitepaper can be downloaded for free and provides insight into how the cloud can transform healthcare.
Whitepaper Cloud for healthcare
Our new whitepaper is here! "Cloud for healthcare - solutions for common concerns - not only in healthcare organizations". We provide an overview of health data in the cloud, highlight specific cloud use cases from the healthcare sector and, as usual, discuss common caveats and possible solutions from a legal perspective. This should give cloud users (not only in healthcare) new perspectives and enable real as well as fact-based risk decisions. We hope you enjoy reading this issue.
New FDPA: Implementation and Practice at Law Firms
Implementation of the requirements of the new Swiss Data Protection Act in seven working steps. Here you will find Thomas Steiner's article on the topic, which appeared in Anwaltsrevue 10/2022. It offers guidelines and food for thought – not only for law firms.
IT Law in the Autumn Session 2022
The Federal Parliament will discuss various IT law topics during its 2022 Autumn session. Digitalisation continues to be a major topic. On the one hand, the Federal Act on the Use of Electronic Means for the Performance of Public Authority Tasks will be discussed, and on the other hand, the National Council will vote on several motions calling for the Federal government to provide financial aid for digitalisation projects in the private sector.
Publication of Our Legal Opinion on the Use of Cloud Services by the City of Zurich
The City of Zurich will allow its organisational units to use cloud services in the future. The City Council has based its corresponding decision of 13 July 2022 primarily on a legal opinion by LAUX LAWYERS AG on the legality of cloud use. LAUX LAWYERS has written the legal opinion on behalf of the Organisation and Information Technology Department of the City of Zurich (OIZ). The legal opinion addresses various legal aspects of the use of public cloud services, including internal authorisations, official secrecy, data protection and lawful access to data. The legal opinion places a particular focus on the US CLOUD Act. We hereby publish the legal opinion by arrangement with the OIZ.